Durbin, Duckworth Announce More Than $69 Million For Variety Of Illinois Health Care Programs And Initiatives

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced nearly $70 million in federal funding a variety of health care programs, initiatives, and community projects across the state.

“State and local institutions count on federal investments like the ones announced today to ensure they can continue providing vital resources and services to their communities—from improving access to primary health care, to supporting pregnant women, to helping our kids get the best early education possible,” said Durbin. “This robust funding ensures these programs and initiatives can continue their important work of keeping residents healthy and thriving across Illinois.” 

“Our state is home to incredible institutions and programs that help Illinoisans prevent illness, get mental health support, receive medical treatments and so much more,” Duckworth said. “I’m proud to announce this federal funding with Senator Durbin to help ensure these providers have the resources they need to keep Illinoisans and their families healthy.”

A breakdown of the funding is included below:

  1. Greater Family Health (Health Center Cluster): $4,317,431
  2. Alivio Medical Center, Inc (Health Center Cluster): $4,003,569
  3. Shawnee Health Service and Department Corporation (Health Center Cluster): $5,133,702
  4. Central Counties Health Centers, Inc. (Health Family Cluster): $2,711,062
  5. City of Chicago (HIV Emergency Relief): $4,870,111
  6. VNA Health Care (Health Center Cluster): $5,178,882
  7. Illinois State Board of Education (Preschool Development): $4,000,000
  8. Primecare Community Health, Inc. (Health Center Cluster): $1,933,206
  9. Christian Community Health Center (Health Center Cluster): $2,152,619
  10. Will County Community Health Center (Health Center Cluster): $1,730,136
  11. Access Community Health Network (Health Center Cluster): $11,308,756
  12. City of Chicago (Strengthening STD Prevention/Control): $3,420,190
  13. Illinois Department of Public Health (Strengthening STD Prevention/Control): $4,341,390
  14. Illinois Department of Public Health (Rape Prevention/Education): $1,275,083
  15. Illinois Department of Public Health (Tuberculosis Elimination): $1,799,145
  16. Maryville Academy (Unaccompanied Alien Children Services): $2,761,362
  17. Heartland Human Care Services, Inc. (Unaccompanied Alien Children Services): $7,107,418
  18. City of Chicago (Public Health Crisis Response): $1,057,858
  19. Illinois Department of Public Health (Maternal and Child Health Services) $6,574,095